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  • Kinder Fellow
  • Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Environmental Policy
  • Texas Southern University

Jeffrey S. Lowe is an associate professor in the department of urban planning and environmental policy at Texas Southern University and chair of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning’s Committee on Diversity.

His research focuses on social justice and racial equity concerns within the context of community development and housing policy. This includes specific attention to local philanthropy, university-community partnerships, and community land trust. 

Lowe received his Ph.D. in urban planning and policy development from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; a master's of city and regional planning from Morgan State University; and a bachelor's degree from Howard University. He is the author of Rebuilding Communities the Public Trust Way: Community Foundation Assistance to CDCs, 1980-2000 and has been published in several journals including, Journal of Urban Affairs; Planning, Practice and Research; and Urban Geography.